Study Abroad

The Department of Philosophy has broad international connections within the discipline and beyond. Graduate students in our program have many opportunities available to them to study abroad or attend conferences, providing them with valuable experience and networking for their academic careers.

New for 2015-16

Spend a term abroad at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Arts and Ideas at the University of Oslo (See This is a great opportunity to travel and study at a world class philosophy department in Norway. The philosophy program in Oslo is particularly strong in philosophy of mind and language, ethics and ancient philosophy. They have the very successful Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature ( as well as other centres of excellence. The University of Oslo was founded in 1811 as the first in Norway. Today it is the country's largest public institution of research and higher learning with 27 000 students and 6 000 employees. The capital university is also home to the Viking Ship Museum, the Historical Museum and the Natural History Museum, a Main Library with 3.6 million holdings and a wide range of associated units and centres. UiO is the highest ranked institution of education and research in Norway - and one of the World's Top 100 universities, according to the Shanghai World Ranking. With five Nobel Prize winners, UiO has a strong track record of pioneering research and scientific discovery.
For more info, please contact Henrik Lagerlund, Chair of Department of Philosophy

To apply for this program, please go to the Western International Portal.

Exchange Opportunities




Language Requirements

Application Fee

Deadline to Apply

University of Oslo Exchange Program Undergraduate 1-2 terms (Fall/Winter) English
OBW Exchange Program Both 1-2 semesters (pref. long stays) Approx. 2 yrs university-level German $50 Dec. 1st (internal)
OBW International Lake Constance Summer School Both
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship 4th year Undergraduate
DAAD Research Grant Graduate
DAAD Support for Intensive Language Courses in Germany Graduate